Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee visited CPI(M) patriarch Jyoti Basu on his 94th birthday. Ms. Banerjee said she hopes people will not try to find a political angle in her visit.
The veteran communist leader urged the opposition to support the Left Front government's industrialization movement. Other politicians throughout the day visited Mr. Basu to wish him well.
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